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2 suspects in custody after 75-year-old man shot while cutting grass at a Birmingham apartment

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BIRMINGHAM, AL -

Birmingham Police have two men in custody after a man was gunned down while cutting grass at a Birmingham apartment complex.

Officers respond to call at 9 a.m. Monday of person shot in the 200 block of 3rd Avenue Southwest. Officers found a male victim, age unknown, in a parking lot suffering from a gun shot wound.

He's been identified by the Jefferson County Coroner's Office as Birl Jackson, 75.

The Police Department's spokesperson says the victim was shot while going to a vehicle to get something out.

Other landscapers were on the scene during the incident.  

Police say the motive may be a possible robbery.

"We're hoping someone may have seen something and they'll give us that call we need," Sgt. Johnny Williams said.

Two suspects were arrested today in connection with the shooting. More information will be added as it is confirmed.

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